Forbes.com reports that Wolverine Worldwide Inc.'s third-quarter profit rose 19 percent, helped by solid demand for brands such as Merrell, Patagonia and Hush Puppies.
The Barefoot Movement not only has helped peoples health, it has removed the padding from shoes and padded big companies wallets.
The Barefoot movement has given momentum to Wolverine Ins.'s expanding Merrell Barefoot Collection concept that continues to pace growth for its Outdoor Group.
Annual revenues are now forecast to grow to a range of $1.40-1.43 billion.